Toledo, IA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Toledo, Iowa - Basic Facts

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The City of Toledo had a population of 2,287 as of July 1, 2017. Toledo ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Toledo is located at latitude 41.9902 and longitude -92.5803 in Tama County. The formal boundaries for the City of Toledo (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tama County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 902 feet.

The City of Toledo (GNIS ID: 2397033) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Toledo is located within Township of Toledo, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tama County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Toledo population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Toledo, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,287
Daytime Population: Workers 1,550
Daytime Population: Residents 1,172
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,722
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.19
Population in Households 2,195
Population in Familes 1,767
Population in Group Qrtrs 92
Population Density2 995
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $48,306
Average Household Income $57,788
Per Capita Income $22,371


Total Housing Units 1,002 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 650 (64.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 235 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 117 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $101,543
Average Home Value $132,269


Total Households 885
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 585
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.32% -0.18%
Households -0.25% -0.23%
Families -0.3% -0.34%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   3.06%

Toledo, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Toledo to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 150 85th
Population Density # 300 70th
Diversity Index # 14 99th
Median Household Income # 735 27th
Per Capita Income # 936 7th

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